Belarus’ Ihar Boki dominated the men’s 100 metres backstroke S13 final on the last night of swimming competition here at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, winning his sixth gold in a world record time.
Home favourite Dias retains Paralympic backstroke crown to increase Rio 2016 gold medal tally to three
Daniel Dias delighted the home crowd on the penultimate day of Rio 2016 Paralympic swimming action after successfully defending his men’s 50 metres backstroke S5 title at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium here.
The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 metres freestyle S11 final here this evening, shortly after competition resumed following a delay due to "technical issues".
Michelle Alonso Morales twice lowered her Paralympic record in the women’s 100 metres breaststroke SB14 on her way to winning one of Spain’s three swimming gold medals here today.
Canada’s Aurelie Rivard broke her own Paralympic record on the way to winning the women’s 100 metres freestyle S10 title, edging out rival Sophie Pascoe of New Zealand at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium this evening.
Great Britain’s Sascha Kindred won his seventh gold medal in his sixth Paralympic Games today, claiming the men’s 200 metres individual medley SM6 title in a world record time at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe claimed the eighth Paralympic title of her career after winning the women’s 200 metres individual medley SM10 final in a world record time at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
Carlos Serrano won Colombia’s first Paralympic gold medal for 36 years, and only the country’s second of all time across all sports, after storming to a world record-breaking success in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke SB7 at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
China were the dominant force on the second day of swimming action at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, claiming five gold medals in world record times at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
Home favourite Daniel Dias began his quest to become the most decorated male Paralympian of all time by winning a gold medal in the men’s 200 metres freestyle S5 on the opening day of Rio 2016 swimming action here.
Four-time world champion Tully Kearney has been forced to withdraw from Great Britain’s swimming team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games due to a shoulder injury.
Britain's Ellie Simmonds has claimed she is confident the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month will be a success even after series of drastic cuts were made to the event due to financial problems.
IPC find no evidence of intentional misrepresentation in swimming following investigation of 16 possible cases
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has uncovered “no sufficient evidence” of intentional misrepresentation in swimming after they conducted a “thorough examination” of 16 cases, the governing body has announced.
Swimmer Elena Krawzow has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month for June.
Dates announced for 2017 World Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships as site visit begins in Mexico City
Dates of the 2017 World Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City have been announced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today.